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Plant Cafe General Manager - London


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Huckletree Soho at Ingestre Court
Plant based cafe at Huckletree Soho

Our Soho space will offer members an in-house Plant Café and specialized coffee shop. We are working closely with local suppliers and using carefully curated products and seasonal produce, with a heavy focus on sustainability, provenance and traceability.

Job Details

Pro-Rated Salary

£27,000 per annum (dependent on experience) plus performance related bonus.

Holiday Days

22 Days + Public Holidays

Job Time Position

Full-TimeStarting April 2019

You will be working from: Huckletree Soho, W1

The General Manager of the cafe will oversee all responsibilities of the café, making it their own. This is a small team and the role is all-encompassing, so no task is too big or small. We are looking for a strong operational head, passionate about coffee and food, able to manage both the staff and the cafe effectively, ensuring the site is profitable and delivering the highest quality to all our members.

    • Oversee the day to day operations of the café
    • Set up the daily lunch display to the highest standard with the utmost care for the ingredients and visual appeal to members
    • Manage all relationships & ordering with all retail suppliers and outsourced caterers
    • Enact daily stock ordering and managing stock, as well as managing monthly stock-takes
    • Be responsible for maintaining targets, budgets and stock margins as well as due diligence & health and safety
    • Be responsible for all daily, monthly and annual health & safety paperwork
    • Hands-on approach and leading by example with your small team and delivering a high standard of consistency
    • Have immediate line management responsibility for all your team in regards to rota management, holiday approval, & daily operational concerns
    • Be responsible for the recruitment and training of new staff

    • You’re a natural ‘people person’ with strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire and motivate those around you with your can-do attitude, never forgetting outstanding customer service and maintaining the Huckletree ethos
    • You have minimum 2 years experience in a similar café /restaurant environment at manager level
    • Coffee-making/barista experience is an advantage, but full training will be given with our coffee partners
    • Up to date Level 2 Health and Safety is an advantage – but Huckletree will provide courses if your certificate is out of date
    • You are eligible to work full time in the UK
    • You are fluent in spoken and written English
    • References will be required

    You’ll have access to a wide range of perks aimed to support you in all areas of your life. These include:
    - One meal and 2 coffees per day

    - Staff discount on all other retail products

    - 30 days Annual Leave (including PH)

    - Team Building Activities

    - Bi-Annual, Full Company Socials

    - All Huckletree talks and events are open to team members

    - Unlimited Free GP & Therapy Appointments

    Huckletree Soho
    W1F 0JL, London